When asked if he was shocked Thom Yorke released his ‘Spectre’ song on Christmas, Smith whispered “Thom Yorke?”
We were surprised Sam Smith won a Golden Globe for his Spectre theme song “Writing’s On The Wall.”
But we’re more surprised he doesn’t know who Thom Yorke is (cue co-writer Jimmy Napes whispering “from Radiohead”) and disappointed how he responded to the entire thing.
During a Q&A with reporters at the ceremony on Sunday, Smith was asked whether he was shocked Thom Yorke released his own Spectre theme on Christmas by not-so-quietly whispering to Napes, “Thom Yorke?”
“Yeah, I was a little bit surprised,” Smith said in the intro to his fib. “Not going to lie, a little bit surprised, but I haven’t listened to it personally because I did the Spectre theme song.”
Has SAM SMITH listened to Radiohead's "Spectre" theme song? #GoldenGlobes
Posted by Variety on Monday, January 11, 2016
Smith’s Bond song could be up for an Oscar nomination, but we won’t know until Thursday when they’re announced. While you wait… take a second listen to Yorke’s Bond cut: